€625,000 funding opportunity for innovative Irish businesses in the Circular Economy

 The EPA’s Green Enterprise: Innovation for a Circular Economy fund worth €625,000 is now open for applications. Applications for project funding in the range of €50k to €100k are invited, to support Irish businesses develop circular solutions in product and service design, production, distribution, use of resources – including raw materials and waste reduction. The fund is […]

€3 million Upcycling Initiative for Bicycles and E-Bikes

Joe O’Brien TD, Minister of State at the Department of Rural and Community Development and Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan TD have today announced the launch of a three-year pilot initiative for the provision of high quality up-cycled bicycles and e-bikes for those on low incomes and/or those who are most marginalised and disadvantaged. Funding […]

Social entrepreneurs invited to apply for funding and support from Social Entrepreneurs Ireland

Just 2 weeks left to apply to SEI’s Ideas Academy or Impact Programme with total funding of €150,000 available  Social Entrepreneurs Ireland (SEI) is making €50,000 seed funding available through its Ideas Academy to individuals who have an innovative idea to solve a particular social problem and are looking to take the first steps from idea […]

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2021 Programme Seeking Entrepreneurs

Now in its 24th year in Ireland, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2021 programme officially opens today for nominations. Entrepreneurs from emerging businesses to established international groups, across all sectors, are invited to submit their nominations between now and 16th March. Roger Wallace, Partner Lead for EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Ireland said: “We are delighted to be launching the […]

Indigo Telecom Group announces plans to recruit 100 people to its International Fibre Centre of Excellence in Limerick

 4site, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Indigo Telecom Group Limited, a global provider of telecom and data centre network support services, today announced it will be recruiting more than 100 people, over the next three years, to support its plans for international expansion. With open-location and office-based roles across Ireland, the roles will span from Fibre […]

Employees to have right to request remote work before end of 2021

The Government has launched ‘Making Remote Work’, the country’s new National Remote Work Strategy. The strategy’s stated objective is to ensure that remote working is a permanent feature in the Irish workplace in a way that maximises economic, social and environmental benefits.   From an employer’s perspective, the introduction of an employee right to request […]

Citizens, farmers, business owners and community organisations will be able to sell electricity into the grid under new Microgeneration Support Scheme

Individuals, farmers, businesses and community groups will be able to sell renewable electricity into the grid under a scheme being developed by the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD. A new Microgeneration Support Scheme (MSS) is being designed to provide a route to market for citizens and communities. This will allow […]

Minister Ryan announces €28 million Government funding call for community energy projects

Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan T.D., has launched a €28 million fund for community energy projects across Ireland. The Community Energy Grant Scheme is funded under the National Retrofit Programme and is now open for applications. It offers grant support for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects throughout the country. The Scheme supports […]

Irish Brand Launches Pioneering Sustainability World First

After two years of research, planning and development, Co. Meath based the Handmade Soap Company are delighted to today announce the launch of their pioneering new indulgent product range: Anam. Derived from the Irish word for ‘soul’, the new Anam range transcends any existing environmental technologies. Already considered ‘The greenest brand in Ireland’, this collection […]

Tánaiste Announces €8.24m Funding for Enterprise Centres – Up to €150,000 awarded to local business hubs

The Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar TD, today announced €8.24m in grants for 95 Enterprise Centres around the country under Enterprise Ireland’s Enterprise Centres Fund. Enterprise Centres are embedded in communities in every county in the country. They provide space and training for entrepreneurs, allowing them to work remotely, access […]

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